Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

768 x 1024 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

132 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.98 %
81.50 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features

 
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

9.55 x 6.57 x 0.29 inches (242.6 x 166.9 x 7.4 mm)
9.65 x 6.30 x 0.22 inches (245 x 160 x 5.5 mm)

Weight

15.84 oz (449 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A75 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Adreno 615

RAM

1.5 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Battery

Capacity

6000 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Music playback

160.00 hours
161.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
14.50 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 300
$ 480
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